Raise to listen is an amazing feature packed in Messages app; but normally, it works when you send or receive an iMessage because you can send and receive audio messages only through iMessage. However, to turn on and turn off Raise to Listen, you need to go to the Messages app from the Settings of your iOS device. Check this quick guide on how to enable or disable raise to listen for audio messages in iOS 11 on iPhone.

When you use raise to listen, you will be quickly able to listen and reply to incoming audio messages by raising your iOS device near to your ear. When you send or listen to an Audio message through iMessage it will be automatically disappeared and removed from your conversation history after 2 minutes.

With this feature, you essentially save your energy to tap on that play button to listen to Audio message you have received from your friends or family. It is a helpful little feature as you can send audio messages of birthday wishes or any such greetings. Moreover, if you are listening to any concert or any such musical program, you can send an audio clip to your contacts.

Note that raise to listen doesn’t work in other apps like WhatsApp or Facebook Messenger.

How to Disable Raise to Listen for Audio Messages on iPhone

How to Disable Raise to Listen for Audio Messages on iPhone in iOS 11

Step #1: Launch Settings App on your iPhone.

Open Settings App on iPhone

Step #2: Tap on Messages.

Tap on Message in Settings App on iPhone

Step #3: Just turn off Raise to listen switch.

Disable Raise to Listen for Audio Messages on iPhone

How to Turn On Raise to Listen for Audio Messages in iOS 11 on iPhone

Step #1: Open Settings App on your iOS device.

Open Settings App on iPhone

Step #2: Now, scroll down and tap on Messages.

Tap on Message in Settings App on iPhone

Step #3: Next, enable Raise to Listen option located under Audio Messages.

Turn On Raise to Listen for Audio Messages on iPhone

That’s all friends!

With iOS 10, Messages app has seen a complete facelift as many new features added to spice up your conversations on iMessage. Your audio message will occupy storage on your iOS device; so better not to take any action as they will be removed from your iPhone on their own. If you want to save those audio messages, tap on Keep and your messages will be saved.

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